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Joyce (Moore) Jones
August 27, 1936 ~ September 17, 2022 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Margaret Joyce Moore Jones, age 86, wife of the late Jimmy Leo Jones died Saturday, September 17, 2022.
Mrs. Jones was born in Conway, a daughter of the late Jesse Bryant and Carrie McCormick Moore. She was married to her husband Jimmy for 60 years until his death in 2015. Mrs. Jones was a member of Brown Swamp United Methodist Church where she served in many positions, including, Church Council, Sunday School teacher, choir member and was a member of the United Methodist Women. She was an officer in the Marion district of the United Methodist Church and was a Conference Officer in the United Methodist Women.
Mrs. Jones was a past member of the Conway Pilot Club and Business Professional Women's Club. She was a member of the South Carolina Jaycee Auxiliary (Jaycettes). Mrs. Jones was active with the Conway Chamber of Commerce for many years. She was a past member and officer in Professional Secretaries International, helping form their first chapter in Conway, serving as its first President.
In 1968, Mrs. Jones was named "Outstanding Young Woman of Conway" and in 1969, named "Outstanding Young Woman of South Carolina". She received a Resolution of Commendation in April of 1969 from the South Carolina General Assembly for bringing honor and distinction to South Carolina. Mrs. Jones received the "Conway Business and Professional Woman of the Year" award in 1974-1975. She was named the "Conway Chamber of Commerce Sun News Woman of the Year" in 1994.
Prior to retirement as office manager and Executive Vice President, she had been employed by Goldfinch Funeral Home since 1954. She also retired from Hillcrest Cemetery after more than 50 years, serving as Secretary Treasurer.
She enjoyed retirement by spending time at her mountain home and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Surviving are: one son, Jimmy "Jim" L. Jones, Jr. (Lana) of Conway; one daughter, Jennifer "Jenny" Jones Parker (Bruce) of Conway; three grandchildren, Duncan Parker (Logan) of Conway, Chloe' Jones Cahill (Joe) of Conway, and Zach Jones of Columbia, SC; and one great granddaughter, Hollis Parker of Conway.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 AM Wednesday from Brown Swamp United Church with Rev. Danny Chamblee and Rev. Ann Kovan officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel from 5:00 until 7:00 PM Tuesday.
Memorials may be sent to Brown Swamp United Methodist Church, 4725 Hwy 501 West, Conway, SC 29526.